Clarence Rosser BRANERGHAN

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BRANERGHAN, Clarence Rosser

Service Number: 1995
Enlisted: 23 October 1915, Adelaide, South Australia
Last Rank: Driver
Last Unit: 3rd Light Horse Regiment
Born: Petersburg, South Australia, 14 September 1897
Home Town: Peterborough (Formerly Petersburg), South Australia
Schooling: Stockport Public School
Occupation: Locomotive engine cleaner (S.A.R.)
Died: Killed in Action, France, 28 November 1916, aged 19 years
Cemetery: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval
Plot II, Row C, Grave 6
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Kapunda District Honour Board, Peterborough 'LOCO' S.A.R. Roll of Honor, Stockport Soldiers' Memorial Arch
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World War 1 Service

23 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1995, Adelaide, South Australia
10 Feb 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1995, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
10 Feb 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1995, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Warilda, Adelaide
28 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Driver, SN 1995

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Biography

MEDALS: Bristish War Medal, Victory Medal

The Register (Adelaide, SA: 1901 - 1929) Wednesday 20 December 1916

LATE PTE C BRANERGHAN.

Pte. Clarence Branerghan, of Stockport, who has been killed in action in France, was born at Petersburg in 1897, and went to Stockport with his parents 13 years ago. He was of a cheery disposition, and was popular among his friends. He enlisted, at the age of 18 years, in October last year, and left for the front last February. His death occurred on November 27.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article59906843 (nla.gov.au)

 

Daily Herald (Adelaide, SA: 1910 - 1924) Wednesday 14 February 1917

DRIVER BRANERGHAN.

Driver C. R. Branerghan, of the 4th Division Australian Field Artillery, was killed in action in France on November 28, 1916. Before enlisting he was employed as cleaner at Petersburg. His father is secretary of the United Labor Party at Stockport, where the parents, Mr. and Mrs. Branerghan reside. 

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article105391500 (nla.gov.au)

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